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State of Biopreparedness

The State of Biopreparedness:
Lessons for Leaders, Proposals for Progress


Speakers
 

Greg Burel
 
Greg Burel
Director, Division of Strategic National Stockpile, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Anita Cicero
 
Anita Cicero, JD
COO and Deputy Director, Center for Biosecurity of UPMC
Brooke Courtney
 
Brooke Courtney, JD, MPH
Associate, Center for Biosecurity of UPMC
Joseph Donovan
 
Joseph Donovan
Senior Vice President, Beacon Capital Partners; Building Owners and Managers (BOMA) National Preparedness Committee
Richard Falkenrath
 
Richard Falkenrath, PhD
Principal, The Chertoff Group; former Deputy Commissioner for Counterterrorism, New York City Police Department; former Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Homeland Security Advisor, The White House
Crystal Franco
 
Crystal Franco, MPH
Associate, Center for Biosecurity of UPMC, Moderator
Alexander Garza
 
Alexander Garza, MD, MPH
Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, DHS; former Director of Military Programs, ER One Institute, Washington Hospital Center
Senator Bob Graham
 
Senator Bob Graham
Former Chairman, Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism; Co-Founder, The WMD Center
Dan Hanfling
 
Dan Hanfling, MD
Special Advisor, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Inova Health System; Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University
Richard Hatchett
 
Richard Hatchett, MD
Director for Medical Preparedness Policy, White House National Security Staff
James G. Hodge Jr.
James G. Hodge Jr., JD, LLM
Lincoln Professor of Health Law and Ethics, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Fellow, Center for the Study of Law, Science and Technology, Arizona State University
Tom Inglesby
Thomas Inglesby, MD
Chief Executive Officer and Director, Center for Biosecurity of UPMC
Peter Jutro
 
Peter Jutro, PhD
Deputy Director for Science and Policy, National Homeland Security Research Center, Environmental Protection Agency
Michelle Larson
 
Michelle Larson, MPA
Supervisor, Resource Management and Tracking Unit, Minnesota Department of Health
Kathleen Sebelius
 
Kathleen Sebelius, MPA
Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
David Starr
 
David Starr, MIA
Director, Countermeasures and Response Unit, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
John Tesh
 
John Tesh
Deputy Director, Capabilities, UK Civil Contingencies Secretariat
Eric Toner
 
Eric Toner, MD
Senior Associate, Center for Biosecurity of UPMC, Moderator
Andrew C. Weber
Andrew C. Weber, MS
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs, DoD